University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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ca. 1933-1934 (55)
1933 (4)
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Kaufmann & Fabry co. (25)
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[Nighttime view of four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall
21. [Nighttime view of four pylon sculptures that decorate the north side of the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
[Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening
22. [Possible portrait of early American statesmen and inventor Ben Franklin conducting his famous lightening experiment with his son. In 1752, Franklin flew a kite with a metal key attached during a thunderstorm to prove that lightening was made of electricity. Although European scientists were already conducting similar experiments with electricity, Franklin is credited as the first one to propose using a metal rod or some other conductor to draw off electricity from lightening. Franklin's scientific achievements won him the admiration of Enlightenment intellectuals in Europe and North America and secured his reputation as a leading scientist.]
[Promoters used the star Arcturus to ceremoniously open A Century of Progress in 1933. It was believed
23. [Promoters used the star Arcturus to ceremoniously open A Century of Progress in 1933. It was believed that the light of Arcturus took 40 years to reach the Earth, and this fact was used as a way to connect the Century of Progress with Chicago's earlier world fair in 1893.]
[Statue at the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]
24. [Statue at the Century of Progress Hall of Social Science.]

[The construction of the Hall of Science building in preparation for the Century of Progress International
25. [The construction of the Hall of Science building in preparation for the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934.]
[The Hall of Science at A Century of Progress.]
26. [The Hall of Science at A Century of Progress.]
[The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist
27. [The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist to discover the bacteria that caused tuberculosis in 1882, an achievement that won him the Nobel Prize. The photo is undated.]
[The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist
28. [The Robert Koch Hall at the Century of Progress. Robert Koch was a German physician and the first scientist to discover the bacteria that caused tuberculosis in 1882, an achievement that won him the Nobel Prize. The photo is undated.]

[View of Century of Progress Hall of Science from east across the lagoon while still under construction.]
29. [View of Century of Progress Hall of Science from east across the lagoon while still under construction.]
[View of the Century of Progress Hall of Science from the northeast.]
30. [View of the Century of Progress Hall of Science from the northeast.]
[View of the front exterior to the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building before the grand
31. [View of the front exterior to the Social Science wing of the Electrical Group building before the grand opening of the Chicago World's Fair, 1932.]
[View of the Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]
32. [View of the Hall of Science at night. In the foreground is a reflecting pool.]

[View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit
33. [View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit featured Italian contributions to medicine.]
[View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit
34. [View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit featured Italian contributions to medicine.]
[View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit
35. [View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit featured Italian contributions to medicine.]
[View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit
36. [View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit featured Italian maritime achievements.]

[View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit
37. [View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit featured Italian navigators and explorers.]
[View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit
38. [View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science. This part of the exhibit featured surgical instruments from Pompei, Italy.]
[View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
39. [View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
[View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
40. [View of the Italian science exhibit at the Century of Progress Hall of Science.]
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